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Synonyms of mediate in English:


  • 1 Austria tried to mediate between the belligerents
    arbitrate, conciliate, moderate, umpire, referee, act as peacemaker, reconcile differences, restore harmony, make peace, bring to terms, liaise;
    intervene, step in, intercede, act as an intermediary, interpose
    archaic temporize
  • 2 a tribunal was set up to mediate disputes
    resolve, settle, arbitrate in, umpire, reconcile, mend, clear up, patch up
  • 3 he had attempted to mediate a solution to the conflict
    negotiate, bring about, effect, make happen
    rare effectuate
  • 4 the important ministry of mediating the power of the word
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